Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

Entry and service fees are charged at most national parks and national historic sites, where revenues are kept to support visitor services and facilities. This means that every time you visit a park or site you are investing in its future — and in a legacy for future generations.

The following definitions apply to entry and service fee categories unless otherwise specified

Adult - Person 18 to 64 years of age
Senior - Person 65 years of age or over
Youth - Person 6 to 17 years of age
Family/Group - Up to seven people arriving in a single vehicle in a national park

Free admission for youth 17 and under

Please note that transportation fees apply to visitors of all ages in addition to the Parks Canada rates listed at the bottom of this page. Parks Canada entrance fees are already included in the transportation carriers pricing. To ensure you receive free admission for youth 17 and under, please make your reservation over the phone with the transporter.

Transportation operators

By Boat

Transport is provided by les Croisières Lachance, leaving from Berthier-Sur-Mer

Les Croisières Lachance
Leaving from Berthier-sur-Mer
Toll free: 1-888-476-7734 (1-888 Grosse-Ile)

By plane

Transport is provided by Air Montmagny leaving from Montmagny Airport.
Reservation required minimum 24 hours in advance

Air Montmagny
640, Taché Boulevard East, Montmagny
418 248-3545

The schedule and duration of visits vary according to the carriers' packages. For departure times and transport fees, contact the carriers directly.

Note that Parks Canada entrance fees are already included in the transportation costs listed on the transport company websites. 




Adult$ 19.75
Senior$ 16.75

Parks Canada Discovery Pass

Adult$ 75.25
Senior$ 64.50
Family/Group$ 151.25


School Programs

Per student$ 12.75

Free admission for youth 17 and under

As of January 1, 2018, admission to Parks Canada places for youth 17 and under is free! There’s no better time to create lasting memories with the whole family.


What is free?

Admission to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada will be provided free of charge.

Free admission for youth only applies to places managed by Parks Canada. It does not apply to provincial parks, territorial parks, municipal and private parks, nor to the many historic sites not managed by Parks Canada.

Please refer to the full list of Parks Canada places before you plan your visit to take advantage of free admission for youth.

What is not free?

Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as:

  • Camping, backcountry and other accommodations
  • Canadian Rockies Hot Springs
  • Northern Park Backcountry Camping and Excursion Permit
  • Lockage
  • Mooring
  • Reservation fees
  • Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission
  • Some special event fees
  • Firewood
  • Backcountry overnight use

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the location you will be visiting for more information.

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